January 7, 1926 - November 12, 2020
Miriam Ella Levengood age 94 of Tahlequah, OK and formerly of Dayton, TN went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, November 12, 2020 at her home in Tahlequah. She was born in St. Louis, MO on January 7, 1926 the daughter of the late Albert J. and Ella Emma (Martin) Levengood, Sr. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Paul Levengood, Mark Levengood, and Albert Levengood and her sister, Grace Bennett, as well as three nephews and nieces. Miriam was a graduate of Rhea Central High School and then attended Bryan College and The King’s College and graduated from Midwest Bible and Missionary Institute in 1953 with a degree in Bible and Theology. In 1973 she earned her master’s degree in Christian Education at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. Miriam served as an executive secretary at Scripture Press, Midwest Bible College, Blue Ridge Bible Church, Mid-South Bible College, Appalachian Bible Institute, then as editor for the youth department with Back to the Bible. In 1988 Miriam returned to Dayton where she continued to serve her Lord with TMM Ministries. While living in Dayton she was a member of Grace Bible Church. Over her career she authored several books and after moving in 2007 to Go Ye Village in Tahlequah, OK she continued to author numerous articles for the Go Ye Village magazine. Miriam is survived by sisters-in-law Joyce Levengood of Dayton TN and Joan Levengood of Howick, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, ten nephews and nieces, and numerous great nephews and nieces and great-great nephews and nieces. Funeral Services for Miriam will be held Thursday morning, November 19th at 10:30am in the funeral home chapel with Rev. John Fields officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her parents in Buttram Cemetery in Dayton, TN. Social distancing is strongly encouraged and MASKS WILL BE REQUIRED. Funeral service live streamed at: https://my.gather.app/remember/miriam-levengood Please share your memories and photos of Miriam on her online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that gifts in memory of Miriam be made to either: TMM Ministries PO Box 455 Dayton TN 37321 Go Ye Village Resident Benevolence Fund 1201 W 4th St Tahlequah OK 74464 (checks made payable to Go Ye Village, with Resident Benevolence Fund noted on memo line). The family is being cared for by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton, TN.
Miriam Ella Levengood age 94 of Tahlequah, OK and formerly of Dayton, TN went to be with her Lord and Savior Thursday, November 12, 2020 at her home in Tahlequah. She was born in St. Louis, MO on January 7, 1926 the daughter of the late Albert... View Obituary & Service Information
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